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The Surprise Story of Jai Miller

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Stanford fans are still reeling from the loss of two-sport signee Jai Miller this week to the Major League Baseball draft. He was all set to star in both football and basketball on The Farm, but in a matter of hours Tuesday was drafted and then signed by the Florida Marlins. Here is the complete story on how this played out, and what the future holds for both Miller and Stanford.

Don't say you weren't warned.  In the most recent issue of The Bootleg Magazine (May/June 2003 / Vol. 1, No. 10), I wrote in an article entitled "Hoops Status Report" that the June MLB First-Year Player Draft was an important event for the future of Jai Miller and Stanford Athletics: But before Jai Miller suits up to help Stanford basketball or football, there is one hurdle to pass that has...

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